Passion World
Welcome to the site. there is quite a lot here for you to spend time on if you're interested – music, lyrics, scripts, photos, a great and active forum. We have regular news updates for fans and downloadable biographical information for those of you who are music presenters in need of program content. As always, though, I hope you will come to know me first through music. All the albums I have made or to which I have contributed are catalogued. Surprises too, and more to come. Thanks for stopping by. -KE
April 19th, 2015
As a nearly perennial visitor to the Bistro stage, modern-day crooner Kurt Elling is considered by many to be one of the highlights of the Jazz St. Louis season. The Chicago native attracts fans from all generations to his shows, and more than a handful stayed for the second set...
April 10th, 2015
Kurt Elling knows he will never out-Sinatra Frank Sinatra. But as a Grammy Award winning and internationally renowned jazz vocalist, Elling being himself is a pretty good thing. Elling will take on the catalog of Ol' Blue Eyes himself this Saturday night at the Kirkland Fine Arts Center in a...
April 9th, 2015
To describe Kurt Elling as a jazz singer is only part of the story. He is also an explorer, a scholar, a poet, a historian, a photographer, a traveller and widely acknowledged king of his artform. At once, and in his stylish, idiosyncratic way, Elling's vast repertoire pays homage...
November 25th, 2014
Saxophonist Jimmy Greene's new release, Beautiful Life on Mack Avenue Records, is a celebration of the life of his 6-year-old daughter, Ana Márquez-Greene, whose life was tragically taken, along with 19 other children and 6 educators, on December 14, 2012 at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut. Greene said that...
October 14th, 2014
American soprano Renée Fleming's first-ever holiday album celebrates the beloved and iconic Christmas season in New York City. From the holiday windows lining 5th Avenue to the red and green-lit spire of the Empire State Building, the essence of the city at the most wonderful time of...